BlackRock’s business is investing on behalf of our clients, from large institutions to parents and grandparents, doctors and teachers who entrust their savings to us. We are committed to our clients—period. Our promise is to offer them the clearest thinking about what to do with their money and the products and services they need to secure a better financial future.
That’s why investors of all kinds have made us the world’s largest asset manager, entrusting us with trillions of dollars, and it’s why companies, institutions and global governments come to us for help meeting their biggest financial challenges.
Senior UX/UI Designer
About this role
BlackRock is one of the world’s preeminent asset management firms and an outstanding provider of global investment management, risk management, and advisory services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors around the world. BlackRock offers a range of solutions — from rigorous fundamental and quantitative active management approaches sought at maximizing outperformance to highly efficient indexing strategies designed to gain broad exposure to global capital markets. Our clients can access our investment solutions through a variety of product structures, including individual and institutional separate accounts, mutual funds and other pooled investment vehicles, and the industry-leading iShares® ETFs.
This is an opportunity to work with iShares®; the world’s most comprehensive family of exchange-traded products. We are seeking an ambitious individual to join the Research and Analytics team within iShares.
The mission of this team is to build tools and research which help investors understand. Our team contains finance professionals, researchers, quants, computer scientists, data analytics engineers and product designers. Our unique team structure enables taking innovative and commercially relevant ideas, prototyping them rapidly, and commercializing them – all within one team. We do so by using the vast array of tools and data available within BlackRock, and augmenting with specialized applications suited for rapid prototyping. The team is highly sought after to tackle data- and analytically-intensive challenges and present them in intuitive and visually compelling ways. Given the complex nature of our business, we value open communication and eagerness to learn.
You should be
Curious about your profession. Keen to learn and keep up to date.
Keen to deliver business value instead of focusing only on technologically cool things that may not be useful.
Proactive and take ownership of your work – You don't just do exactly what you're told.
High attention to quality and detail, be it design, testing or code review.
Like to think about the big picture. As a product designer, how about thinking about frontend development, business analysis or data analytics?
Collaborate with product owners, partners, and engineering to understand business requests, desired outcomes, and create innovative product visions.
Host user interviews and research to understand and define user problems and define desired product features and capabilities.
Function as a bridge between disciplines, such as Design, Product, Engineering and Business. Create vision for the product beyond MVP.
Work with engineers and product managers to deliver final detailed and polished products.
Promote interface guidelines and design patterns.
Contributes to the UX/design community of practice through the adoption of new technologies and methodology.
Experience / Required Skills
4+ yrs of design experience, delivering financial or data-heavy products in multi-functional teams, from start to finish.
Good understanding of fundamental design disciplines: Typography, Iconography, Color Theory, Composition, Layout. To create beautiful detailed and dynamic functional designs.
Solid understanding of UX skillset, including; workshop facilitation, identifying customer problem statements, problem discovery, solution generation, concept creation, wireframing, testing, synthesis, iteration, prototyping, heuristic evaluation, competitive analysis, customer journey mapping, applying design systems and producing assets for development.
Fluid communication skills to present ideas to a wide range of clients and partners.
Portfolio of previous professional work with clear understanding of your role and contributions on each project.
Who are we looking for?
Proficiency designing for multiple devices and platforms and deliver high-quality results.
Self-motivated, good communicator, and able to balance multiple projects across different time zones.
Solid sense of ownership and a “whatever it takes” attitude towards getting stuff done.
Produce results independently as well as collaboratively in a team.
Proficiency in design tools like Sketch, Figma, InVision and Adobe Suite
Bonus skills you might have
Experience in UX writing
Framer and/or Axure prototyping, creating interactive coded prototypes
Understanding of HTML5 and CSS3
Motion graphics and 3D design
Company provided perks and benefits:
Be part of a distributed team with plenty of learning and sharing opportunities, including product design, technology, agile methodologies, leadership, and business domain.
Freedom to choose tools and technologies. We use open-source, industry-standard, up-to-date and groundbreaking technologies.
Being part of end-to-end product development, including research, testing, planning, architecting, coding and design.
We offer a collaborative work environment with a diverse group of colleagues across the globe (San Francisco, London, etc).
Pension fund contribution
Private medical insurance (optional for family members too)
Life and disability insurance
Corporate phone (in selected positions)
Ability to work from home
Ultra-wide monitors and standing desks for everyone
Free coffee, cow and vegan milk, tea
Bicycle storage, shower, discounted garage space for car owners
Unlimited number of paid holidays (to be discussed with the manager)
Working Saturdays are given as a holiday
Four weeks of paternity leave
Interested? Hit apply!
To help you stay energized, engaged and inspired, we offer a wide range of benefits including a strong retirement plan, tuition reimbursement, comprehensive healthcare, support for working parents and Flexible Time Off (FTO) so you can relax, recharge and be there for the people you care about.
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals. As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.
BlackRock is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, and other statuses protected by law.
BlackRock will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest or conviction records in a manner consistent with the requirements of the law, including any applicable fair chance law.
- IT Development
- Programmer, Developer
- Marketing, Media, PR
- 3-5 years professional experience
- High school degree
Required language level:
- English (intermediate / communication)
- Full time
How to apply:
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